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Avera, Georgia
—  City  —
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°11′42″N 82°31′39″W / 33.195°N 82.5275°W / 33.195; -82.5275
Country United States
State Georgia
County Jefferson
 - Total 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 - Land 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 446 ft (136 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 217
 - Density 310/sq mi (127.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30803
Area code(s) 706
FIPS code 13-04448[1]
GNIS feature ID 0331069[2]

Avera is a city in Jefferson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 217 at the 2000 census.



Avera is located at 33°11′42″N 82°31′39″W / 33.195°N 82.5275°W / 33.195; -82.5275 (33.194988, -82.527503)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 217 people, 99 households, and 60 families residing in the city. The population density was 333.7 people per square mile (128.9/km²). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 195.3/sq mi (75.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.48% White, 10.60% African American, 0.46% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.46% of the population.

There were 99 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.4% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 104.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,229, and the median income for a family was $35,208. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $20,938 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,613. About 8.2% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty five or over.

See also


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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